LAS VEGAS – Norma Dumont thought she proved her well worth the fighter worthy of difficult Amanda Nunes subsequent, however that manifest unfaithful when she was provided the UFC Fight Night 195 predominant occasion slot.
Originally scheduled to face Holly Holm, Dumont (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) now faces Aspen Ladd (9-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC), who has moved up a division on short-notice for the bout.
Dumont, 31, is likely one of the solely fighters on the UFC ladies’s featherweight roster. She’s 1-1 within the promotion’s division however is coming off a break up determination win over former UFC title challenger Felicia Spencer.
“I thought I already accomplished (earning a title shot) in the fight against Felicia but maybe I still have to prove more,” Dumont instructed MMA Junkie at a pre-fight information convention Wednesday. “I think that I’m better than most of the fighters in the 135 division, too. I’m continuing to evolve. I’ll show the best of me and the rest of me will happen the way it happens.”
UFC Fight Night 195 takes place Saturday on the UFC Apex. The card streams on ESPN+. Check out Dumont’s full UFC Fight Night 195 pre-fight information convention within the video above.